Hunter, John ♂
Professor of Humanity, United College, St Andrews 4.12.1775-12.12.1835 (resigned).
Principal, United College, St Andrews 12.12.1835-8.1.1837 (died).
Born 7.9.1746 son of John Hunter in Pothouse, Closeburn and Helen Watson.
Studied Edinburgh University.
First layman to be Principal of United College.
F.R.S.E. 1783. LL.D. Marischal College, Aberdeen 1796.
- W.H. Gray, Jubilee jottings (Edinburgh, 1896)
- C. Rogers, Leaves from my autobiography (London, 1896) p17
- Portrait by Arch. Skirving. Trans East Lothian AFNS 12 1970 p55
- R. M. F. Watson, Closeburn p126f